Front Passenger Air Bag Inflator – 2007-2008 Nissan Versa

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V452
Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 233


Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

If an inflator were to explode it may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.



Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2007-2008 Nissan Versa sedan and Versa hatchback vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The passenger air bag inflators may explode due to propellant degradation due to exposure to humidity and temperature cycling.



Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began July 25, 2018. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Note: The vehicles covered by this recall are in addition to those covered by recall 16V-349.



Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to


Check if your Nissan has a Recall

NTB17-037d July 12, 2018



This bulletin has been amended. A Campaign ID has been added and the Claims Information section revised.  No other changes have been made. Please discard previous versions of this bulletin.


CAMPAIGN ID #s: PM657, PM665, PM676, PM818, PM823 and PM826
APPLIED VEHICLES: 2007 – 2011 Versa Sedan (C11) 2007 – 2012 Versa Hatchback (C11)


  • There are six Campaign ID numbers for this Campaign.
  • Each Campaign ID number is assigned to specific vehicles (VINs).
  • Use the VIN and Service COMM or Dealer Business Systems (DBS) to confirm campaign eligibility and select the correct ID #.




Nissan is conducting this Voluntary Safety Recall Campaign on certain specific 2007-2012 Versa vehicles to replace the front passenger air bag inflator. This service will be performed at no charge to owners for parts or labor.



Nissan has assigned identification numbers PM657, PM665, PM676, PM818, PM823 and PM826 to this campaign. The correct campaign ID number must appear on all communications and documentation of any nature dealing with this campaign.



It is the dealer’s responsibility to check Service Comm or Dealer Business Systems (DBS) National Service History for the campaign status on each vehicle falling within the range of this voluntary safety recall campaign which for any reason enters the service department. This includes vehicles purchased from private parties or presented by transient (tourist) owners and vehicles in a dealer’s inventory.  Federal law requires that new vehicles in dealer inventory which are the subject of a safety recall must be corrected prior to sale.  Failure to do so can result in civil penalties by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  While federal law applies only to new vehicles, Nissan strongly encourages dealers to correct any used vehicles in their inventory before they are retailed.

July 12, 2018

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July 5, 2018

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Recall Acknowledgement

August 3, 2018

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